Library Happenings – July 1, 2017

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Chess Club

Love chess? Come play a new opponent at chess club, and up your game! Chess club will meet every Thursday in July. Kids & teens only. *This program is sponsored by the Lamplighters.

Spirit of July 4th Celebration, July 4

There will be Food and Craft Vendors, Music, Kid’s Activities and the best Fireworks around. Schedule of Events *All Music will be held at the Gazebo?* 2pm – 8pm Rides/Games sponsored by WDBJ7 2pm – 3pm The Gravel Road 3:15pm – 4:15pm Glen Shelton 4:30pm – 5:30pm The Castaways 5:30pm – 5:45pm Opening remarks by Mayor Bruce Brown National Anthem sung by Glen Shelton Patriotic Readings by ?Dr. Dick Harshburger 5:45pm – 6:15pm K-9 Exhibition Radford Police Department 6:30pm – 7:30pm David Frizzell 7:45pm – 9:15pm JIMMY FORTUNE 10pm Fireworks sponsored by Third Security Sponsors: WBRF 98.1FM WDBJ7 THIRD SECURITY

Story hour for teens, July 4

Come for the coffee, stay for the stories! Call us in advance if you’d like details on Dave’s reading selections. Story Hour will run every Tuesday at 4:30p in May, June, and July unless otherwise noted

Dinner and a book, July 5

Sponsored by RCPS and the Summer Food Program, any child can eat dinner for free at our weekly programs. The whole family welcome – each week a family-friendly selection will be read aloud while you enjoy dinner. Kids eat free, and are served first; adults can eat if supplies last, for $3 – cash or check only, made out to RCPS Cafeteria. Program will run every Wednesday June 14 through August 2.

Stories & Science, July 7

Emily Newton, Claytor Lake’s Park Interpreter, will be doing science/nature-related activities every week. Ages 5+. Stories & Science will run every Friday at 11a in June and July, except July 14.

Monday Afternoon Book Club, July 10

The Radford Monday Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets in the library’s meeting room on the second Monday of each month at 4:00pm. Everyone interested in these informal discussions is welcome to attend. The July discussion will focus on A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman. Multiple copies of the books being discussed are available to be checked out at the library.

Story Hour for teens, July 11

Come for the coffee, stay for the stories! Call us in advance if you’d like details on Dave’s reading selections. Story Hour will run every Tuesday at 4:30p in May, June, and July unless otherwise noted.

Brown Bag Book Club, July 12

Brown Bag Book Club meets at the library every second Wednesday of the month to enjoy discussion about a selected book. Our July selection is: “What She Left Behind” by Ellen Marie Wiseman.

Know Your Tech, July 14

Book a time or just drop by. The technology librarian will be available to answer questions about your device, or to show off the devices and services available at the library!